10:00 - 11:00

10:00 - 11:00

GDCy Fest Registration

11:00

11:00

GDCy Fest Opening Ceremony (main stage)
Tim Fadeev (GDCy), Andrey Ivashentsev (GDCy), Alexander Chachava (MY.GAMES), Anton Gorodetsky (MY.GAMES)

Business in Games

Technology in Games

Marketing in Games

Cyprus GameDev

11:30

11:30

GEM Capital’s Take on Major 2023 Trends in Gaming
Kirill Gursky (GEM Capital)

The Future of Avatars and Personalization
Ilya Kuznetsov (Ready Player Me)

Switching from F2P to Premium games: the producer’s talе
Max Fomichev(Owlcat Games)

How Cyprus is transforming into a TechIsland
Stylianos Lambrou (TechIsland)

12:00

Balancing performance and an optimal Ad experience: Breaking Down Bad Ads
Regina Stekel Eisenstein (IronSource)

AI in Games (roundtable by )
Rod Stafford (Merchiston Consulting)
Sergey Orlovskiy (Helio Games)
Vsevolod Vayner (Gcore)
Zhanna Uzalova (Creative Mobile)
Pavlos Dekatris (Chrysostomides Advocates)

   

Game marketing analysis in one day: how to create it?
Anastasiya True (RyseUp Studios)

Growing Business in Cyprus (roundtable by Successful Business)
Natalia Kardash (Successful Business Leaders Club)
Philip Ammerman (Navigator Consulting)
Margarita Liasi (KPMG)
Artem Kalinin (Leon Investments)
Mikhail Sobolev (TopGuide)

12:30

12:30

Samsung, General info on Galaxy Store, and celebrating the partnerships in Cyprus
Steven Norris (Samsung)
Alex Bubb (Samsung)

Сreatives that don’t work and how we try to find our own way
Sola Saulenko (My.Games)

13:00 - 14:00

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

GDCy T-Rex Rush (beach)
T-Rex Costume Race, powered by

(Live on Main Stage)

14:00

14:00

Games in Metaverse and web3
Alexandr Skorik(Bluelight.inc)
Andrey Ivashentsev(Metaplan)
Alexander Goldybin(MyNFTWars)
Olga Kai (Metaversoshnaya)

Animating in Cascadeur: How Can AI-Assistance Save Your Time
Eugine Diabin(Cascadeur)

Self-Surf Advertising: More Power to You and Your Game!
Egor Ershov (Unity Ads)

Banking in EU and Cyprus, Tips & Tricks
Alexander Avtuhov (Unlimint)

14:30

14:30

Xsolla – How to Skyrocket Mobile Game Revenue: Proven Web Shop Strategies
Andrey Kalugin(Xsolla)

Mastering iOS in Google App Campaigns – A Strategic and Operational Approach for Maximum Results
Marios Anastasiou (Google)

Game creating Prodigies ages 5 and Beyond. Shifting Young Minds from Consumers to Creators!
Yulia Tarasova (Kid IT)

15:00

15:00

Atomic Heart development diary and AMA
Robert Bagratuni (Mundfish)

Improving Key Game Metrics on Every Stage of the Lifecycle
Alexei Kazmin (AWS for Games)
Andrey Kazakov (Gaijin Ent)

 

ADs efficiency – Games Marketing on different platforms (roundtable by )
Evgeny Kozlov (httpool)
Tomer Meiri (TikTok)
TBA

 

Ecology Corporate Programs and social responsibility on Cyprus
Alexander Radtke(City Friends Club)

15:30

15:30

Elevating Your Google Ads Creatives: Unveiling the Latest Trends and Best Practices
Mariusz Gąsiewski (Google)
Spyridoula Drakopoulou (Google)

Multilayer LiveOps
Andrei Chepurko, Kosmos

Cyprus IP Box Regime and Game Development
Dmitry Kochnev (4Dev.com)

16:00 - 16:30

16:00 - 16:30

Break

KidIT Hackathon Awards (main stage)
Awarding ceremony for kids, developing games

16:30

16:30

Getting the Chinese gaming market: step-by-step guide
Anton Bublik (Borscht)

How to Properly Localize a Game and Prepare It for a Global Launch
Denis Ivanov (Belka Games)

From Paid to Organic: How Influencer Marketing Translates into Long-Term Growth for Mobile Apps and Games
Oskar Porębski (GrowThunders)
Konrad Chowaniec (GrowThunders)

Enhanced Learning Experiences through Gaming
Alexander Shkuratov (The Island School)
Mark Venton (The Island School)

17:00

17:00

The future of economics in games: why users need more freedom and why it is profitable
Timofey Sobolevskiy (EX CORP)

When less is more in game development
Anastasia Valkanesko (Playkot)

Strategies and case studies to grow LTV in 2023
Pavel Ignatov (Balancy.co)

Investing in Games 
Diana Moldavsky (Tencent)
Kirill Gursky (GEM Capital)
Anton Gorodetskiy(My.Games)
Andrey Kuznetsov (Nexters)

17:30

17:30

PR for business benefit: how to help achieve goals?
Anastasia Zaiceva (ZiMAD)

Game Design via ChatGPT
How Generative AI enhances game designers
Slava Torik

Revolutionize your Influencer Marketing with ChatGPT
Philipp Shayzhanov (Yoloco)

WiseWolves Group and GameDev Industry
Dalia Osseily (WiseWolves)

18:00

18:00

GDCy Fest Closing Ceremony (main stage)
Tim Fadeev (GDCy), Andrey Ivashentsev (GDCy)

18:30 - 23:00

18:30 - 23:00

(Live on Main Stage)

 

(Live on Main Stage)

 (Live on Main Stage)

(Live on Main Stage)